LAKELAND, Fla., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — A seminar focusing on building a strategy and a long term plan for your company’s distribution operation is being sponsored by TriFactor, LLC, (www.trifactor.com) a leading provider of integrated material handling systems.
With experience in material handling engineering and project management, TriFactor Chief Operating Officer JJ Phelan, P.E. will be presenting the seminar at two locations; Wednesday, April 13 at the TriFactor Learning Center, Lakeland, FL, and Thursday, April 14 at the Radisson Hotel, Jacksonville, FL. The program runs from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Expanding companies experiencing growing pains and looking to increase efficiency in their operations are encouraged to attend. The theme of the seminar is to establish the customer-oriented business Vision and then create a long term plan in order to achieve the Vision. With this theme, Phelan will guide guests through the steps to planning a solid distribution environment by streamlining manual operations and then positioning their businesses to grow using material handling automation. Small to medium businesses with anticipated growth will benefit from Phelan’s interactive presentation.
There is no fee for the seminar but reservations are requested. To reserve a spot please call 1-800-282-8468, or visit www.trifactor.com/Seminar-Information-and-Sign-Up. The presenter prepared a white paper to guide the planning process. Read an excerpt from “Building Your Distribution Center with Vision and a Solid Foundation” below.
“For Distribution Center managers, creating the Vision, or at least a rough understanding of the Vision, should not be a daunting task. It first starts with understanding the market that is served and the sales channel used to serve that market. That’s right, the Vision must be customer focused and not internally focused. For example, a customer focused Vision in the health care supply industry using a Direct to Consumer sales channel might include 100% Order Accuracy or Zero-Defect Shipments. On the other hand, a non-customer focused Vision might include 100% Inventory Accuracy, unless of course an improperly accounted inventory negatively affects the customer more than it does the inventory manager (I doubt it). Again, the Vision must be in line with the demands of the market.”
To view the full white paper, please visit http://www.trifactor.com/Material-Handling-White-Papers/Building-with-Vision
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